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SummarySummary 65 Score 70 Score
Performance TI OMAP 4470
1 GB RAM
Android OS, v4.0
Apple A7
1 GB RAM
iOS 7, up to iOS 9.0.2
Display 8.9 inches
1920 x 1200 pixels
254 PPI Density
9.7 inches
1536 x 2048 pixels
264 PPI Density
Camera 1.3 MP (Main) 5 MP (Main)
1.2 MP (Front)
Battery No
Li-Ion
8750 mAh
Li-Po
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 8.9 inches 9.7 inches
Screen Resolution 1920x1200 pixels 1536x2048 pixels
Pixel Density 254 PPI 264 PPI
Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
ChipsetChipset
Brand Amazon Apple
Chipset TI OMAP 4470 Apple A7
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A9 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)
RAM 1 GB 1 GB
GPU PowerVR SGX544 PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics)
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 1.3 MP 5 MP
Front Camera Resolution 1.2 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Autofocus, Touch Focus, Panorama, Geo-Tagging
GeneralGeneral
Operating System Android iOS
OS Version Android OS, v4.0 iOS 7, up to iOS 9.0.2
Weight 567 g 469 g
Dimensions 240 x 164 x 8.8 mm 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm
Thickness 7.5mm
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 16 GB 16 GB
Card Slot No No
Other 16/32GB storage, no card slot 16GB storage, no card slot
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots Single SIM
SIM Card Type Normal-SIM
Bluetooth Yes v4.0, A2DP, EDR
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes
NFC No No
ConnectivityConnectivity
2G
N/A
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G
LTE
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
GPS
No
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (3G/LTE model only)
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity No 8750 mAh
Battery Type Li-Ion Li-Po
Standby Time
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia)
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro Accelerometer, gyro, compass
Messaging Email, Push Email, IM iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM
Java No No
Other HDMI port , MP4/VP8/H.263 player , MP3/WAV/AAC/OGG/E-AC-3 player , Organizer , Document viewer , Photo viewer/editor , Free cloud storage for all Amazon content , Text-to-Speech english-language content reader , Predictive text input Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic , Siri natural language commands and dictation , iCloud cloud service , iCloud Keychain , TV-out , Maps , Audio/video player/editor , Organizer , Photo viewer/editor , Document viewer/editor , Voice memo , Predictive text input
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